Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/5/2001
Sweating Away Infection

Study suggests perspiring is conspiring against bacteria

11/5/2001
11/2/2001
Don't Give Kids a Break

Good equipment, dose of caution keep sports accidents at bay

11/1/2001
Walk Down That Breast Cancer Risk

Even late-blooming exercisers reap big benefits

10/30/2001
Exerting Yourself?

Here's what happens

10/24/2001
Kick the Habit

Defeating "restless legs" syndrome

10/21/2001
Don't Run Into Trouble

The right shoes and a slow start are key to an injury-free running regimen

10/13/2001
Playing It Safe

Most people who play sports say they've been hurt, but some injuries are preventable

10/11/2001
Mom's Depression Linked to Kid's Inactivity

Overweight, depressed moms mean more TV, less exercise for their kids, says study

10/8/2001
Exercise a Boon for Those With HIV

Benefits include fighting fatigue and offsetting medications' side effects

10/5/2001
Mindlessness Can Be Bliss

Give your brain a rest

9/30/2001
A Walk on the Safe Side

'Walk to School Day' to promote pedestrian safety, fitness

9/28/2001
NFL Sacks Ephedra

League bans popular diet supplement that critics call dangerous

9/28/2001
Even Slugs Can Be Exercise Swans

A little goes a long way when it comes to exercising, says research

9/28/2001
Make Sure Kids Get Exercise

To make them healthy and wise

9/24/2001
Turf Toe Woes

Joint inflammation can be painful

9/21/2001
Ab-Sense Makes the Mind Grow Stronger

Meditative approach to exercise can reduce anxiety and stress

9/20/2001
Muscle Deterioration Not Inevitable

There's a similar breakdown for both young and old men, new research finds

9/20/2001
Chronic Fatigue: Do Sweat It

Exercise, psychotherapy help, but verdict's out on other methods

9/19/2001
School Health Programs Get Mixed Review

Tobacco use down but physical education needs work, says CDC

9/18/2001
Want Washboard Abs?

Then scrub those late-night ads and focus on the basics

9/17/2001
Want to Start Running?

You'll be joining a growing crowd

9/14/2001
Train Your 'Hot Spots' to Avoid Injuries

Working on your balance and stability can help

9/14/2001
Sweeping Changes in Breast Cancer Risks

Study shows housework may be good for your health

9/13/2001
This Strip Is No Tease

Newest fitness craze means shedding all for aerobic workout

9/12/2001
How To Cut Your Type II Diabetes Risk 90%

Good balance of exercise, weight and diet can do it

9/11/2001
Obesity, Diabetes on the Rise

Preventive measures ignored, says study

9/11/2001
Push-ups for the Mind

Staying mentally sharp eases aging

9/10/2001
Ephedra Under Fire

Calling it dangerous, even lethal, group wants supplement banned

9/5/2001
The Water's Fine

Computerized lifeguard safeguards swimmers

9/4/2001
Maybe Kids Aren't Such Couch Potatoes

Study says average child gets 90 minutes of exercise daily

9/2/2001
Screenings to Fight Leg Pains

Vascular problems in legs can be just as serious as heart disease, experts warn

8/30/2001
Stretch Before You Hit the Office

Sitting all day taxes the body

8/28/2001
Batters 'Up'

Sports-playing kids have higher self esteem

8/24/2001
Athletes Turn to Insulin to Boost Performance

Experts warn of danger to non-diabetics

8/23/2001
A Breaking Point for Female Athletes

Overtraining, undereating cause brittle bones

8/23/2001
Don't Run Till You Drop

Too much exercise is a bad thing

8/21/2001
Exercise Cuts Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Fat People

Obesity tied to disease, but walking can halve danger

8/19/2001
Beat the Heat

Drinking fluids vital if you're exercising in summer's sizzle

8/9/2001
Lifestyle Changes Ward Off Type II Diabetes

Large U.S. clinical trial finds a little weight loss and exercise can cut your risk in half

8/7/2001
Exercise Advice for Men Falls on Deaf Ears

Study: Women likelier to take counseling to heart

8/6/2001
Creatine Use High Among High School Athletes

Study: Kids in 6th grade taking supplement

8/1/2001
Home Gym Homework

Some tips on buying workout equipment

7/29/2001
Keep the Joint Jumping

Exercise can help you recover faster from the discomfort of arthritis

7/29/2001
Fitness Clubs Catering to Kids

Children jump on workout bandwagon at parents' gyms

7/27/2001
Heirobics

Your personality shapes your exercise regimen

7/25/2001
Bone Up With Exercise

Workouts help keep osteoporosis at bay

7/25/2001
Women Athletes and Knee Injuries

Recovery is possible, but it takes time

7/24/2001
Snorkel Safely

Tips for your first visit down under

7/23/2001
Fit to Travel

An exercise regime shouldn't end when you take a trip -- so in a pinch, get creative